Connecticut

There are no lobster shacks in Southport, Connecticut. But considering that the tiny hamlet is so close to Manhattan, it’s about as New England as you can get just 70 minutes from Grand Central. Set on a small inlet…

On Earth Day, after a two year pilot program, New York tourism and government agencies unveiled a new “Green Heart” initiative meant to highlight the state’s eco-certified hotels, restaurants and attractions, as well as motivate residents and visitors to,…

Faidley

It is the height of crab season in Baltimore, which means it’s the very best time to try the city’s most famous culinary creation, the crab cake. But since just about every place in town serves them, we’ve rounded…

What: Fort McHenry’s 70th Anniversary as a Historic Shrine Where: Baltimore, Maryland When: Tuesday, August 11; Summer Saturdays & Sundays Why: While Fort McHenry was built in 1803, and shelled by the British in 1814, it wasn’t until 1939…

Second hand shops in Baltimore

Big buzzwords at this year’s mega outdoor art festival Artscape were re-purposed and recycled—which fit nicely with Baltimore’s ongoing urban renewal. While farming vacant lots and joining bike shop co-ops are perhaps better suited to residents, visitors can embrace…